Monday, November 22, 2010
Harris Expands Lead in Contest For California Attorney General
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris (D) expanded her lead over Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley (R) Friday, as more vote-by-mail and provisional ballots were counted in the close contest for California attorney general.
As of 4:14 p.m., Secretary of State Debra Bowen reported, Harris had 4,291,854 votes, or 46 percent, to Cooley’s 4,248,804 or 45.5 percent, giving Harris a lead of 43,050 votes.
Election officials in each of the 58 counties must complete their tallies by Nov. 30 and report the results to Bowen’s office by Dec. 3.
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